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There are 4 ways to get from Athens to Thermopílai by train, bus or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  2 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Athens to Bralos Αθήνα - Λειανοκλάδι

$38 - $47

Cheapest option

Bus KTEL Imathias  •  3 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Lamia

$17 - $21

2 alternative options

Bus KTEL Fthiotidos  •  3 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Lamia

$43 - $49

Drive  •  2 h

  1. Drive from Athens to Thermopílai 122.6 miles

$29 - $45

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The cheapest way to get from Athens to Thermopílai is to bus which costs 14€ - 18€ and takes 3 h 41 min.

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The quickest way to get from Athens to Thermopílai is to drive which costs 25€ - 40€ and takes 2 h.

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The distance between Athens and Thermopílai is 137 km. The road distance is 196.2 km.

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The best way to get from Athens to Thermopílai without a car is to train which takes 2 h 34 min and costs 30€ - 45€.

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It takes approximately 2 h 34 min to get from Athens to Thermopílai, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Athens to Thermopílai is to train which takes 2 h 34 min and costs 30€ - 45€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 35€ - 45€ and takes 3 h 13 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Athens to Thermopílai is 196 km. It takes approximately 2 h to drive from Athens to Thermopílai.

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There are 92+ hotels available in Thermopílai. Prices start at $42 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Athens to Thermopílai.
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  • Distance: 85.5 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 34 min

What companies run services between Athens, Greece and Thermopílai, Greece?

Greek Railways (OSE) operates a train from Athens to Thermopílai once daily. Tickets cost $11 - $14 and the journey takes 2 h 11 min. Alternatively, KTEL Fthiotidos operates a bus from Athens to Thermopílai hourly. Tickets cost $23 - $26 and the journey takes 3 h.

Train operators
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Athens to Bralos
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
Second Class
$11 - $14
First Class
$13 - $18
Bus operators
KTEL Fthiotidos
Phone
22310 - 51345
Email
info@ktelfthiotidos.gr
Website
ktelfthiotidos.gr
Bus from Athens to Lamia
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $26
Schedules at
ktelfthiotidos.gr
KTEL Imathias
Phone
23310 22988
Email
ktelver@yahoo.gr
Website
ktel-imathias.gr
Bus from Athens to Lamia
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
ktel-imathias.gr

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